August 8, 2012

Chicago rail operators told to 'load and go'

CHICAGO — A long-time policy allowing rail operators to use their discretion in waiting at stations long enough for commuters to board appeared to have been scrapped this week after a memo issued by a Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) GM directed operators to "load and go" to keep trains running smoothly.

CTA officials said the directive was wrong and there is no new policy, the Chicago Tribune reported. For the full story, click here.

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